NAPTIP Shuts down PH Brothel where Underage Girls are used for Prostitution

The National Agency for Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has raided and closed down a popular bar called 24 Hours bar which also operates a brothel in Rumukurushi, Port Harcourt. 

This was after a couple discovered that their 16 year old daughter was working as a prostitute there.

According to Rivers facts, The bar is known to harbour underage sex workers. Most Young girls who were taken from their parents by family relatives or friends in the pretence of going to learn a trade, where found working as sex workers for price ranging from ₦1000 to ₦2000 per customer.

Further investigation by Rivers facts revealed that the underaged girls were bought over by matured prostitutes from the agent who supplies them.

On arrival, the underaged girls are 
given a room in the hotel by their new owners who are matured and senior prostitutes and the underaged girls are also reportedly given a target to remit ₦15,000 daily to their madam who are the senior and matured prostitutes in the bar.

At the end of one year of service to the madam, the underaged girls are settled by their madam with items such as a bag of rice, an android phone, a carton of tomatoes and cash of ₦100 thousand Naira to take back home